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Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The (CBC)

Self Description

November 2002: "The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was created as a Crown Corporation in 1936 by an Act of Parliament following a Royal Commission that was concerned about the growing American influence in radio.  Today CBC is Canada's largest cultural institution....CBC provides services in English and French including programming for three platforms: Radio, Television, and Internet."
"CBC is the only English-Language television broadcaster in Canada providing significant and distinctive Canadian programming in prime time."

Third-Party Descriptions


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company) Source
Organization Executive (past or present) Sue Gardner Person Feb 8, 2011
Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Neil MacDonald Person Aug 11, 2005
Employee/Contractor/Fellow/Freelancer (past or present) Morley Safer Person Feb 4, 2008

Articles and Resources

Date Resource Read it at:
Jun 19, 2014 Washington throws the book at 'campus rape culture' But new university guidelines on sexual behaviour go well beyond the laws of the land

QUOTE: if a college administrator thinks that you more likely than not violated a lengthy, highly detailed set of sexual rules, you're not just expelled, you may also be shamed in the media as a sexual predator and stained for life. Further, the White House now recommends that schools should adjudicate cases without allowing any cross-examination of testimony.

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company)
Aug 03, 2009 DPI vendor says 90% of ISPs engage in traffic discrimination

QUOTE: Sandvine makes deep packet inspection hardware that can identify and then block... user traffic coming from particular applications such as Skype or BitTorrent clients. The 160 worldwide ISPs who use the company's products love this particular capability so much that a full 90 percent of them employ it to "manage" their networks in a discriminatory way.

Ars Technica
Nov 25, 2008 Students drop Shinerama fundraiser for illness targeting Caucasians

QUOTE: Students at an Ottawa university are pulling out of a Canada-wide fundraiser that provides close to $1 million a year for cystic fibrosis research and treatment, arguing that the disease "has been recently revealed to only affect white people, and primarily men"

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company)
Aug 02, 2007 Ambassador Bridge controversy highlights cultural divide: The span connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario emphasizes the sibling rivalry of the US and Canada.

QUOTE: Detroit wants the next thoroughfare to come through the city. Windsor wants it anywhere but in its own backyard. And that difference highlights the cultural dissimilarities of these two cities and countries.

Christian Science Monitor
Jun 07, 2006 Terrorism Allegations Detailed In Canada: Parliament Among Group's Targets, Summary Indicates

QUOTE: Suspects arrested last weekend in an alleged terrorism plot planned to storm the Canadian Parliament and hold politicians hostage, and at least one wanted to behead the prime minister if demands to withdraw Canada's troops from Afghanistan were not met...

Washington Post
Jun 24, 2005 Ethics of stockpiling flu drugs for doctors' relatives questioned

QUOTE: Some Canadian doctors are quietly building personal stockpiles of an antiviral flu drug for their families in case of a pandemic, but the practice may be viewed as unethical.

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company)
Feb 06, 2003 Territories walk away from health care deal, provinces sign reluctantly

QUOTE: The three northern leaders are angry over the lack of flexibility by Ottawa. Because of their smaller populations the territories say they're being treated unfairly.

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company)
Oct 01, 2002 California takes junk e-mailer to court

QUOTE: The state of California has filed a lawsuit against a marketing company over its use of e-mail to advertise. It's believed to be the first time a state has launched such an action.

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company)